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At the National Rally, the political weight of the Russian loan


DECRYPTION – Since 2015, the flame party has been dragging a loan taken out from a Russian bank, with 6% interest, renegotiated in 2018, and which the movement is struggling to repay.

It is customary for a political party to have dust of its own to hide under the rug.

The National Rally is no exception to the rule.

And it is with its Russian proximities that the party with the nationalist flame must struggle.

For the opponents of the frontists, it is fashionable to regularly recall that the movement of Marine Le Pen, which is nevertheless trying to shed its Russophile image, is linked to the country of Vladimir Putin.

For financial matters in this case.

On September 24, eight deputies of the majority asked for the opening of a commission of inquiry in the National Assembly on possible

“Russian financing”

of French parties.

An approach which is part of a context of revelations, in mid-September, of American intelligence on funds paid by Russia to parties and politicians in more than twenty countries.

This time, the National Rally has decided to take the lead, asking...

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Source: lefigaro

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